#1704: Chang-rae Lee "My Year Abroad" | The Book Show

March 15, 2021 00:27:34
#1704: Chang-rae Lee "My Year Abroad" | The Book Show
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#1704: Chang-rae Lee "My Year Abroad" | The Book Show
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This week, author Chang-rae Lee discusses his new book: My Year Abroad. The novel follows a young American whose life is transformed by an unusual Asian adventure. Lee examines the human capacity for pleasure, pain, and connection.  (more…)

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